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We help organisations navigate today’s volatile markets, by delivering insights to succeed, with a strong focus on quality. We help businesses achieve their objectives and work with the public sector to build thriving communities and with regulators and financial institutions to build trust and integrity in markets.

Bound by history and generations

India’s multifaceted relationship with the UK was strengthened to reach a strategic partnership level in 2004. The partnership agrees to intensify cooperation in priority sectors such as civil nuclear energy, space, defence, combating terrorism, science and technology, education and culture.

India’s trade in goods and services with the UK expanded from USD 21.9 billion in 2015 to USD 26.7 billion in 2020. Trade in services constituted a significant part of the total trade.

The UK ranks sixth with a cumulative investment of around USD 29.5 billion, about 6% of all foreign direct investment (FDI) into India. For India, the UK remains one of the top destinations for investment in the Europe. Indian companies have made significant investments in the UK leading to the largest employment generation by any country.


Grant Thornton Bharat and Grant Thornton UK have been working closely in the India-UK corridor for nearly three decades to identify growth and expansion opportunities for companies in both the countries. The future of India-UK economic relationship will focus on narrowing down trade barriers, creating jobs and encouraging jobs in this very important corridor.

Pallavi Joshi Bakhru Partner and India-UK Corridor Lead, Grant Thornton Bharat

Local roots, global brand

For the last three decades, Grant Thornton Bharat has worked closely with the South Asia group at Grant Thornton UK to address the needs of businesses in the India-UK corridor. We work with businesses to create, protect and transform value by helping them to:

  • Identify opportunities
  • Manage risks
  • Achieve success
  • Identify opportunities
    Identify opportunities
    Identify growth opportunities in the UK and India, whether they be an Indian organisation or a UK business looking to expand internationally
  • Manage risks
    Manage risks
    Manage potential risks to protect their organisation and assets, while ensuring the complexities of international regulatory requirements are always met
  • Achieve success
    Achieve success
    Helping brands in achieving lasting success and reaching their true potential

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